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A.R. Rahman (I)


Allah Rakha Rahman was born A.S. Dileep Kumar on January 6, 1966, in Madras (now Chennai), India, to a musically affluent family. Dileep started learning the piano at the age of 4, and at the age of 9, his father passed away. Since the pressure of supporting his family fell on him, he joined Ilaiyaraaja's troupe as a keyboard player at the age of ... See full bio »

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Slumdog Millionaire
(2008)
127 Hours
127 Hours Composer
(2010)
The Hundred-Foot Journey
(2014)

Filmography

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 2020 Paani (announced)
 2018 Dr. ABDUL KALAM (tentative) (pre-production)
 2017 2.0 (music by) (filming)
 2016 Mohenjo Daro
 2016/I 24
 2015 Tamasha (music by)
 2015 OK Kanmani
 2015 i
 2014 Lingaa
 2014 Kochadaiiyaan (original music by)
 2014 Million Dollar Arm (music by)
 2014/I Highway
 2013 Maryan
 2013 Raanjhanaa
 2013 Kadal
 2013 Thai Manne Vannakam (TV Movie)
 2012 Infinite Love (Short)
 2012 Godfather
 2011 Saloon (Documentary short)
 2011 Rockstar (music by)
 2010 Ada... A Way of Life (background score, music)
 2010 Jhootha Hi Sahi (music)
 2010 Enthiran (music)
 2010 Komaram Puli
 2010 127 Hours
 2010 Raavan (music)
 2010 Raavanan (music)
 2010 Phir Mile Sur (Video short)
 2009/I Blue
 2009/I Passage (Short)
 2009 Delhi-6
 2008 Ghajini (music)
 2008 Yuvvraaj
 2008 Jodhaa Akbar
 2007 Elizabeth: The Golden Age (as AR Rahman)
 2007 Sivaji (music)
 2007 Ek Mohabbat - Vote for Taj (Video short)
 2007 Sajni
 2007 Guru
 2007 Sakkarakatti
 2006 Parashuram: One Man Army (as A.R. Rehman)
 2006 Varalaaru
 2005/I Water
 2004 New
 2004 Swades (as A.R. Rehman)
 2004 Yuva
 2004 Naani
 2003 Parasuram
 2003 Udhaya
 2003 Tehzeeb
 2003 Boys
 2002 Kadhal Virus
 2002 Saathiya
 2002 Baba
 2002 Alli Arjuna
 2001 One 2 Ka 4
 2001 Zubeidaa
 2001/II Star
 2000 Rhythm
 2000 Thenali
 2000 Alai Payuthey
 2000 Pukar
 1999 Mudhalvan
 1999 Padaiyappa
 1999 Sangamam
 1999 Thakshak
 1999 Taj Mahal
 1999 Taal
 1999 Jodi
 1998 Earth
 1998 Dil Se..
 1998 Jeans
 1997 Love Birds
 1997 Ratchakan
 1997 Iruvar
 1996 Kadhal Desam
 1996 Mr. Romeo
 1996 Fire
 1996 Indian
 1995 Karuththamma
 1995 Muthu
 1995 Rangeela
 1995 Bumbai
 1994 Kadhalan
 1994 May Madham
 1994 Pavithra
 1994 Super Police
 1994 Duet
 1994 Gang Master
 1993 Nippu Ravva (background music)
 1993 Gentleman
 1993 Pudhiya Mugam
 1993 Uzhavan
 1992 Roja
 1992 Yodha
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Other Works:

Co-composer of the original musical score of the stage production of The Lord of The Rings with Finnish folk music group Varttina and Christopher Nightingale. See more »

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Alternate Names:

AR Rahman | Allah Rakha Rahman | A.R. Rehman
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Personal Quote:

About his song Vande Mataram: "It had to be unlike the one played on the radio for years. I wanted a sound that would connect me with people and capture a collective energy." See more »

Trivia:

Solace song "Lost Children" from Opium Head sampled A R Rahman's songs,. See more »

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Star Sign:

Capricorn

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